A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 255 km W of Ferndale, California (158 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:34:05 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.85 km, -127.2734° West, 40.7755° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 07:34:05 / May 19, 2020 @ 7:34 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.85 km (7 miles). Event id: us70009kj2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009kj2.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 255 km W of Ferndale, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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